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Posts Tagged ‘essays’


College Applications Approaching. Be Prepared.

  Throughout their entire school career, your students can often be working towards that one thing – college! So, when it comes the time to start thinking about applying, it can come with a lot of mixed emotions. Not only are they going to be happy that the time has finally come, but they’re also […]

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The Unspoken Word Among Students: Plagiarism

  We always use the word “ethical” if we want to describe something what is right, made or done according to rules and involves some moral values. Why then should we refer plagiarism to ethical issues too? Let us specify what plagiarism is. There are several activities that are referred to the notion: substantial copy-paste, […]

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10 Tips for Writing College Admissions Worthy Essays

  The average American student attends school 180 days each year. Multiply that by 12 years and, by the time you graduate, you get 2,160 compulsory school days. You would think after all that reading, writing, studying, test-taking, and amassing of extracurricular and civic engagements that writing a college admissions essay would be a breeze. […]

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Motivating Your Student to Finish the Essay

  For seniors, it’s crunch time. The essay that has been sitting on their desk since school started needs to be finished, especially if she is applying early decision or early action. Procrastination is not a good plan when it comes to writing the college essay. But how do you motivate your college-bound teen? She certainly […]

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7 Positive Things That Can Look Bad on a College Application

  Today’s guest post is from Ryan Hickey, Managing Editor of Petersons & EssayEdge. _______________________ In my experience helping students with literally thousands of college application essays, it has become second nature for me to immediately recognize what works and what falls flat. However, I can see why it’s not easy for the layperson to understand […]

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Wednesday’s Parent: Top 5 Essay Posts for Parents

  The essay. Believe it or not, it’s a topic covered in teen angst shows—and when it’s covered, the parents end up writing the essays for their students. Why? Because the students are usually dreading, dreading, dreading writing the essay. And on top of that, they have no idea what to write or how to […]

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The College Essay Demystified

Today’s guest blog post is from Brenda Bernstein, founder and senior editor of TheEssayExpert.com. Her team of trained writers, editors and coaches offer expert essay help and advice for college-bound teens. Parents–pass this post along to your teens as they struggle with that all-important college application essay. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START THINKING […]

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In the News: College Week Live's Spring Fair

This week, parents and college-bound teens can attend College Week Live’s FREE virtual college fair online. On March 24-25 from 10AM-10PM you can: Meet hundreds of colleges live & pick the perfect university Get admissions questions answered in real time Hear expert advice on test prep and application essays Discover new ways to pay for […]

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